[News24Wire] A suspect has been ben arrested and charged with the murder of Irish charity worker John Curran, Western Cape police confirmed on Saturday.
[ANGOP] Sumbe -A 14-year-old teenager was killed and two others, aged 10 to 15, were seriously injured in the Chatala sector, in the Cela district, as a result of the explosion of a fuze mortar.
[New Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained Rwanda’s economic growth projection for 2018 at 7.2 per cent, owing to strong industrial activity and favourable rains that are expected to boost agricultural output.
[Capital FM] New York -President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for urgent reforms at the United Nations to ensure Africa is allocated two permanent seats at the Security Council complete with all attendant rights and prerogatives.
[Monitor] Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine who was tortured and held in custody by security agencies for several days before he was produced in court and charged with treason has narrated his ordeal.
[SPS] Rome -Pope Francis received Sahrawi children in the Vatican in Rome, in presence of Polisario Front’s representative in Italy Omar Mih and representatives of associations supporting the Sahrawi cause, as well as thousands of people from all over the world who came to visit the Catholic Church headquarters.
[Guardian] Kano -Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof. Hafizu Abubakar has resigned his position.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former chairperson of the Sonangol Board of Directors, Isabel dos Santos, ignored the first notification from the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) to provide clarification on her management as the head of the national hydrocarbons concessionaire.
[New Zimbabwe] The Head of the African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to Zimbabwe Hailemariam Desalegn who arrived in the country Tuesday said he was pleased with the country’s progress towards Monday’s general elections.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Newly appointed members of the cabinet have reacted to President John Magufuli’s mini cabinet reshuffle announced by State House on Sunday.